Alaska Peninsula


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Alaska Peninsula

A peninsula of south-central to southwest Alaska. It is a continuation of the Aleutian Range between the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

Alaska Peninsula

n
(Placename) an extension of the mainland of SW Alaska between the Pacific and the Bering Sea, ending in the Aleutian Islands. Length: about 644 km (400 miles)

Alas′ka Penin′sula


n.
a peninsula in SW Alaska. 500 mi. (800 km) long.
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Noun1.Alaska Peninsula - a peninsula of southwestern Alaska (a continuation of the Aleutian Islands)Alaska Peninsula - a peninsula of southwestern Alaska (a continuation of the Aleutian Islands)
AK, Alaska, Last Frontier - a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union; "Alaska is the largest state in the United States"
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Judge Madsen was born in Kanatak on the Alaska Peninsula in 1923, and his family moved to Kodiak when he was four.
ADF&G separates its findings into eleven Alaskan regions: Southeast, Prince William Sound, Cook Inlet, Bristol Bay Kodiak, Chignik, Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands, Kuskokwim, Yukon, Norton Sound, and Kotzebue.
In late August, they leave the breeding grounds, moving to Izembek Lagoon on the Alaska Peninsula.
We compiled recent and historic records from southwest Alaska that collectively suggest that persistent Lynx populations occur at the base of the Alaska Peninsula where boreal forest transitions to open tundra habitats.
Kodiak Island and the Alaska Peninsula are the most famous areas for the biggest brown bears, but current populations are high and there are big bears throughout the range.
Southern Tanner crab less than 12 mm (carapace width) were concentrated just north of the Alaska Peninsula and along the outer shelf where bottom water was more than 2[degrees]C, but largely absent from the middle shelf.
No casualties or property damage were reported from the eruption of the snow-covered volcano on the remote Alaska Peninsula, 953 kilometers south-west of Anchorage.
If that fact takes you to the forty-ninth state in search of a trophy Alaska Peninsula brown bear, well sir, aim well.
In the fall of 2007, I booked a hunt on the Alaska Peninsula for Bowhunter TV.
Lawrence Island, the Kuskokwim Shoals, Kamishak Bay, and three sites along the Alaska Peninsula.
The latest eruptions from the 8,225-foot (2,507-metre) Veniaminof Volcano, on the Alaska Peninsula nearly 500 miles (805 km) southwest of Anchorage, marked some of the strongest unrest detected at the site this summer and may intensify, the Alaska Volcano Observatory warned.
Archaeology on the Alaska Peninsula: The Northern Region, Fifty Years Onward," By Don Dumond; chronicles UO archaeological research in the northern segment of the Alaska Peninsula since 1960.

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